A disputed plan to quarry granite along the Minnesota River in the western part of the state has moved a step forward. But it may also face a significant new hurdle. The Big Stone County Planning Commission recommends the county require Strata Corporation to address environmental issues. Opponents say the quarry would cause irreversible damage to a scenic leg of the Upper Minnesota River.
Archives for February 17, 2012
What was viewed as the retiree’s, pensioner’s and widow’s past time swooned a bit a decade ago, but in Minnesota some easing of charitable gaming rules is bringing players back to the parlors.
Widow of oil worker hopes others won’t take decision to work in oil fields lightly; Minnesota: A human trafficking battleground; Minnesota House passes bill stripping seniority as key factor in teacher layoffs; Chairwoman says Fond du Lac Band made ‘great inroads’ in 2011